“Do you see what I’ve done? I’ve refined you, I’ve tested you like silver in the furnace of affliction. There’s more to come.” We continue to shout our praise even when we’re hemmed in with troubles because we know how troubles can develop passionate patience in us, Day […]
Mark 8:17 Jesus overheard and said, “Don’t you see the point of all this? Don’t you get it at all?” Many of us for a long time failed to admit we had a problem. We closed our eyes to the truth. We did not want to face the […]
Hebrews 13:16 Make sure you don’t take things for granted and go slack in working for the common good; share what you have with others. God takes particular pleasure in acts of worship–a different kind of “sacrifice”–that take place in kitchen and workplace and on […]
Follow Follow Look at me. I stand at the door. I knock. If you hear me call and open the door, I’ll come right in and sit down to supper with you. Conquerors will sit alongside me at the head table, just as I, having conquered, took the […]
James 1:3 You know that under pressure, your faith-life is forced into the open and shows its true colors.
Matthew 5:11 “Count yourselves blessed every time people put you down or throw you out or speak lies about you to discredit me. What it means is that the truth is too close for comfort and they are uncomfortable.” Matthew 5:16 “Now that I’ve put you there on a […]
Keep your eyes open, hold tight to your convictions, give it all you’ve got, be resolute, and love without stopping.
Psalm 34:8 Open your mouth and taste, open your eyes and see— how good God is. Blessed are you who run to him.
Philippians 2:4 None of you should look out just for your own good. You should also look out for the good of others. Progression in the process of recovery brings us into relationships with others who may not be as far down the recovery road as we are. […]
Psalms 37:5 Open up before God, keep nothing back; he’ll do whatever needs to be done.